Germany proposes enhanced ASF protection corridor

Germany proposes enhanced ASF protection corridor

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New cases in Poland, Romania prompt Europe’s largest pork producer to further secure its border

With the continued discovery of new cases of African swine fever (ASF) in wild boar in two of its federal states, Germany is proposing to introduce a protective corridor along its eastern border with Poland. While the disease situation is reported to be resolved in parts of Russia and Ukraine, new cases in domestic pigs have been recorded in Poland and Romania.